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off. coming up, lady luck on the side of lady -- >> a lot of talent but the mtv music video awards held in los angeles. lady gaga going home with eight moonmen as they're called. as always as you can see she had various outrageous outfits. and also some other outrageous moments for the show including that appearance by lindsay lohan, the first since being let out of rehab. all the highlights coming up -- or low lights, depending how you look at it. plus when you hear names like betsey johnson, and diesel, you think creative clothes. now returning to a bigger canvas designing hotels. we'll show you some stylish hot spots. later, picking the right college for your teenager can be pretty stressful. you might start by looking at how much it costs, the ranking list. how much should you rely on the rankings when making your
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choice? perspective on what those mean. first get caught up on the latest morning news and for that we turn once again to ann curry. thank you so much. this morning the religious leader who plans to build an islamic cultural center near ground zero said that his project will be a victory for moderates of all faiths over the extremists. at a news conference imam rauf gave no signs he was planning to back down on building the center. >> in recent days some people have asked is there really a need for an islamic community center in lower manhattan? is it worth all this firestorm? the answer, ladies and gentlemen, is a categorical yes. >> and without going into details, the imam did say that he is trying to work on a solution to overcome the controversy. california officials have ordered pacific gas and electric to survey all of its natural gas lines to prevent a catastrophic
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explosion like the one that destroyed a san bruno neighborhood last week. some residents returned sunday to see what if anything is left of their homes. at least four people were killed. four others are now missing. and part of the ruptured pipeline is being sent to washington for analysis. another major fire is now burning in colorado, a wildfire near loveland burned hundreds of acres and at least one home on sunday. it's about 35 miles from boulder. the scene of that even bigger fire last week that destroyed more than 160 homes. the lundberg survey says gas prices are holding just about steady dropping just a bit in the past three weeks down about a penny a gallon. the average price is now $2.69 for regular. and the horror film "resident evil afterlife 3d" took over at the box office taking in over $27 million. "takers" was second and "the american" with george clooney was third. let's go back outside to
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carl, natalie and al. >> want to get a check of the weather from al. >> okie dokie, thank you so much. a nice looking group here. where ruff guys from? >> texas. >> texas, all right. a lot of texans here. let's check your weather, see what's happening. we'll show you hurricane igor or igor depending whether you watched "young frankenstein" or not. category 4, probably becoming a category 5 later. by saturday taking dead aim toward bermuda. we've also got tropical storm julia, 85 miles west shn southwest of the southernmost cape verde yee islands moving west-northwest at 13. we'll keep an eye on that. and we have a disturbed area of weather down around the gulf and the caribbean. but for today we have a risk of strong storms through the >> good morning, everyone. i'm tony phan.
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after some much-needed rain, we after some much-needed rain, we have some fog, and that's your latest weather. natalie. >> all right, al, thank you. it's an awards show where anything can happen. the mtv video music awards were held last night. this featured a few surprises and great night for lady gaga. here's george lewis. >> for best female video to lady gaga. >> reporter: an evening that belonged to lady gaga nominated for an unprecedented 13 mtv awards. she took home 8 of them. >> tonight little monsters are the cool kids at the party.
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>> the vma for best pop video to lady gaga. >> reporter: the "bad romance" video just kept picking up award after award. >> god bless pop music and god bless mtv tv. ♪ >> reporter: teen heartthrob justin bieber who performed for the audience outside nokia theater in los angeles was named the best new artist of the year. >> coming from a little town in canada, i never thought i would be in this position. thank you to everybody. thank you to all my fans. >> reporter: the real trademark of this show has been rock stars behaving badly. and this year host chelsea handler egged on the celebs in the audience. >> so i want to encourage everyone to be on their worst behavior. >> reporter: there was that moment last year when taylor swift was accepting her award. >> so thank you so much for giving me a chance to win a vma award. >> reporter: and kanye west jumped onstage hogging the microphone. >> but beyonce had one of the
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best videos of all time. >> reporter: west was widely condemned for doing that and even drew a rebuke from president obama. >> he's a jackass. >> reporter: this year as clips of that incident played on an old black and white tv, swift sang a song about innocence and forgiveness. ♪ i guess you really did it this time ♪ >> reporter: west also performed. an obscenity-laced song poking fun at his critics and perhaps also at himself. ♪ making her first tv appearance after being let out of jail in rehab, lindsay lohan kidded chelsea handler about alcohol abuse. >> you're a menace. do you think anyone wants to work with a drunk? take it from me, they don't. >> reporter: finally, the biggest award of the night, video award of the year and another award for lady gaga. who with tears in her eyes managed a plug for her next
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song. ♪ i'm on the right track another first for awards shows. the singing acceptance speech. for "today," george lewis, nbc news, los angeles. and courtney hazlett covers pop culture for todayshow.com. your overall take. last year pretty outrageous, that whole kanye west smackdown of taylor swift. this year. >> this year pretty lackluster. you heard chelsea handler said please if you do anything please misbehave. what we're really talking about today is the taylor swift/kanye west moment that's been built up for over a year. but overall not a really a lot to be memorable going forward. >> we saw with the taylor swift she actually sang that song about forgiveness and kanye west again kind of a vulgar song performing. did that kind of put all of that to bed? >> i think what's interesting is taylor swift's forgiveness balad is something we're looking at
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and saying maybe you should get over it because it was so drawn out and maybe overdone. in contrast to kanye west's song which was difficult to even know what he talked about between the audio tune and the censoring. you almost needed -- you need closed caption to understand some of it. so what we're talking about is what was it he was saying, what was his purpose? didn't put anything to rest. >> lady gaga of course stole the night winning eight vmas, nominated for 13. she of course always one to talk about the outfits. you have to talk about her outfit. >> the first outfit she wore was something like bod chely meets william tell. >> and those shoes. >> the actual outfit she said was too heavy to walk in. she needed people to help lift her from the seat and the third was a reprice of her "rolling stone" bikini cover.
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yes, on the other cover. wore something that looked like she swung by the meat counter at whole food. >> not really meat, right? >> it looks like leftovers. it might be more shocking if she showed up in khakis and a t-shirt. for now it's amusing and it was one of the more amusing parts. >> how about chelsea handler as the host? she's known for her pretty raunchy sense of humor. >> i think people expected something way over the top. but this is a place that may not be her exact comfort zone. chelsea handler is very witty and has great insights into pop culture at lof the time but i think a lot of the jokes might have fallen flat and some of those lindsay lohan in the pretape. >> is it too soon of that? >> too soon indeed because it was so unfunny at the time. and seemed to be unkind to everyone. we're not ready for it to be
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funny because it doesn't seem like lindsay lohan has recognized what happened. >> but how does lilo make a comeback? you would think this would be the easiest way -- >> i think her comeback has to come from hard work and a really good movie. just mocking herself isn't going to do it. >> meanwhile justin bieber as we heard named best new artist of the year. you, though, said in his performance last night not the best performance. >> not the best performance. i think poor lip syncing is the last reprehensible act in music. we let people get away with so much on stage these days. not being able to lip sync real well is almost unforgivable. i think the nest of justin bieber will let him ride this out but a little bit of a disappointing performance. >> also your favorite performance from a uk band called florence and the machine. >> as the vmas were going on i
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didn't know who they were. who is this lady who is singing and doing it so well. first of all, it was a live performance. so many weren't and when they were they were a little bit off a la taylor swift. as it turns out i'm late on this one. she's huge in the uk over a year. her number one album not until january of 2010 but at the top of the uk charts more than 50 weeks. >> watch out for her next year. >> that's to really open our eyes up to new talent and new music. it happened right here with florence and the machine. >> what do they need to do next year? sounds like they're getting almost a little too predictable in your book. >> it's a little bit too predictable. i think there aren't enough live acts that are really well done. and i think you need to appeal to a broader fan base because even for people who really study a lot of this music and really -- like to consider themselves on top of this game. there are so many acts that were just head-scratchers and you need to have a more broad appeal.
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>> courtney hazlett as always. thank you. check out more on msnbc.com pop culture. coming up, what do those college rankings really mean? advice on choosing the right college for your teen. coming up next, high fashion to high rises, we'll tell you about the new affordable trend in designer hotels. you dannon light & fit gives hope. we are sisters, daughters, wives, mothers. and together, we can help fight breast cancer. go online, enter the code from your light & fit lid, and we'll make a 10 cent donation. give hope with every cup of light & fit.
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>> it's actually a huge trend. the latest fashion accessory for designers is to have their own hotel. fashion is all about fantasy and drama and hotels these days are all about bigger is better. how better than to show the 360 of the brand. >> of course it's fashion week in new york. you must be all a-twitter. the pelican hotel in miami, florida, created by the clothing company diesel. >> diesel is a very cool italian-based kind of jean and casual wear company and they -- or actually they're ahead of the curve with miami. they came in the '90s and saw this low-slung '40s hotel and turned into a cool destination spot. it's under $200 which is great and even lower during low season which is now. the rooms are so funny. they're themed differently. one called me tarzan, you vein.
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you don't know if that's a translation thing from italian or clever. i think they're being clever. the cafe there is very, very cool. definitely a place to see a lot of beautiful people walking down ocean drive. >> out to the west coast. the parker palm springs. palm springs, california, designed by jonathan adler. he was ahead of the curve 2004. >> he was in terms of doing a new things with interiors. he does gorgeous ceramics. people love his work. he went to the old merv griffin resort. that really takes you back. it needed an update but what's great about palm springs is it has all this history, the rat pack glamour. he added a little touch of the mod '60s, a little of the feel-good '70s and turned it into a great destination hotel and spa. they have wonderful -- three swimming pools, which which is all saltwater. they have clay tennis courts. croquet and patung. >> you like that, right?
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under $300 and get better deals than that. >> across the pond to edinburgh, scotland. ma sony hotel. i guess designed by missoni. >> missoni known for bright poppy colors. the head designer has taken all of those influences and put into the first hotel in edinborough. this is on the royal mile so it's kind of an interesting clash with kind of an italian brand coming to scotland. but it works perfectly. what's great if you book a month in advance you get 20% off. >> to ireland, the "g" hotel in galway designed by a hatmaker. >> but the hatmaker to lady gaga, which we heard a lot of at the vmas to sarah jessica parker. >> i would like a hat in meat.
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how do you pronounce his name? >> philip treacy. a very famous irish hatmaker. galway as you know is this beautiful part of western ireland. so there's a nice combination. again, it's a contrast, this very modern hotels that feels like alice in wonderland in the middle of a charming town where there are great pubs and a place to have fish and chips and cozy stuff to eat. >> 216 a night. >> cheaper than to get any of the clothes from these designers. >> so you don't have to get dressed. just stay in the hotel. >> just get under the sheets. >> finally finish up in new york city, the plaza hotel. betsey johnson. this is the grand one here. >> this is the opulent, the ott. >> personal suite designed by betsey johnson. >> not only that but the theme is eloise. eloise is everyone's darling, the 6-year-old precocious who lived at the plaza. all little girls want to stay there.
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal 11 news today in baltimore. >> good morning, everyone. t'm tony phan. they should start to improve and the fog will burn up. the temperatures should be right around averaged a mere 79 today. nice weather for tuesday and wednesday in the mid to
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♪ that is rock legend robert plant singing his hit single "angel dance." the former led zeppelin front man will tell us all about it tomorrow when he stops by on "today." >> stop for a moment and think about that. robert plant is going to be here
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on the "today" show tomorrow. >> got to be somewhere. >> just makes us feel kind of good about ourselves. >> were you a big l.e.d. fan ede day? >> i think everyone. >> you were not? >> i mean i like -- nice enough guys. didn't buy an album. >> did you like led zeppelin? this is kind of -- anyway -- >> it's good. we always have the new performers and now bringing back some of the old. like that. on a more serious note coming up in this half hour we'll hear from 15-year-old josie ratley. >> as you know, she's the teenager who almost lost her life when she was brutally beaten about six months ago in a case of text rage. today she is making remarkable progress on her recovery after three brain surgeries taking small steps, learning colors and the alphabet. we'll talk about choosing the right college. many families base their choices
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on the high profile college ranking lists. what do those lists really mean when it comes to choosing a quality education for your son or daughter? we're going to tell you what you should consider to help you make the right choice. and la vida, was that led zeppelin? close enough. speaking of kids they're going to devour these three pasta dishes from giada de laurentiis. she's making three simple sauces you can have on hand to have with any pasta to save you time during a busy workweek. >> and you're so emotional. >> last night i was out singing with a led zeppelin cover band. >> do you think you have the voice to do the weather? >> let's find out. let's check it out. show you for the week ahead, we've got below normal temperatures and showers in new england, also in the plains. above normal temperatures for much of the rest of the country. midweek period still a little
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chilly and wet central plains and the great lakes. latter part above normal out >> did morning everyone, and i am tony phan. we're starting the morning with some fog . some fog . and that's your latest weather. carl. >> al, thanks. coming up next wk the victim of a vicious text rage beating on the road to recovery.
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it's been six months since teenager josie ratley was beaten nearly to death outside her florida middle school. police say it was at the hands of a boy she didn't know after angry text messages between them. now for the first time since the incident we're hearing from josie. nbc's michelle kosinski sat down with her. michelle, good morning. >> good morning, natalie. as a new school year here now but by no means has anybody forgotten what happened here six months ago when josie ratley was savagely beaten police say by a boy her own age now charged as an adult with attempted murder. but we were able to meet her for the first time the other day and almost couldn't believe it was her. what a difference. she's now walking and talking. she had been in a medically induced coma. she had three brain surgeries and does still have a long way to go. this is her story. this smiling, thoughtful young woman is josie ratley today. out for pizza with her mother.
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you might say here's any 15-year-old. all nail polish and lip gloss and music. >> miley cyrus. >> reporter: josie had us laughing chatting about an upcoming concert she'll see with her mom. >> but you have stay in the back of me. >> she doesn't want her mom to embarrass her. >> reporter: your mom could look like a teenager, though, i bet. those little moments of teenage embarrassment, even attitude. >> okay, hold it. >> reporter: are such a beautiful thing. it is hard to believe this was josie six months ago. part of her left brain so damaged, it had to be removed. five months ago, a heartbreaking struggle. today -- >> so what is that color? it's your favorite word. >> blue. >> and this letter? >> ga. >> it would be da. >> reporter: struggle is still very much a part of josie's life but with her cognitive therapist
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alicia ann fauci who is volunteering her time, she has made strides. >> "l." >> "l." that spells like levi. >> yeah, exactly. awesome! how many do we have now? ready? >> ten. >> good. >> reporter: josie was a talented artist. this is her work. now, she still loves art but can no longer draw. she has learned to color. >> good, you're using your right hand. awesome. >> reporter: and is very particular. >> and with the leaves do -- you use this one. >> i went out of the lines, so she's outlining it off to make it perfect. >> reporter: imagine having to relearn everything from showering to the simplest words. >> what is this? >> fork. >> good. what do you do with a fork? >> reporter: she's just starting her abc's again. >> what sound does "a" make? >> ah. >> good. and what is that a picture of? >> apple. >> reporter: can run through colors. >> red, green, red -- >> reporter: but often gets stuck on blue.
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her brain finds a way around it. >> sky. >> it's what? >> in the sky. >> okay. it's in the sky, right. so the sky color is what? blue. >> reporter: these days have been bittersweet for her mother. >> she looks wonderful. but the inside is still healing. it seems like she remembers pieces and stuff like that from the past, but she doesn't remember too much of the present. >> reporter: and she has no idea what happened to her, does she? >> no, not at all. she says, you know, i used to know how to read and i can't read now. >> i can't do that. >> say not now. >> never. >> don't ever say never. >> never say never. you can. >> it's kind of like if you have take a jigsaw puzzle and throw it all over the table that's what happened to her brain. now we're putting the puzzle back together piece by piece. >> she has been putting this puzzle together -- >> we all hope for 100%, you know, but no one knows what the
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limit is going to be. i have a lot of conversation with god about that. she's everything. and if he took that away from me -- >> reporter: emotion is a constant. but mom hilda says small victories are starting to win out. >> this morning i couldn't find my glasses and i got upset. and she goes, mom, really? she says, you are going to get all upset for a pair of glasses? that gives me -- and of course i have tears in my eyes and she goes, mom, don't start crying. because i'm always hiding it. it's hard not to cry. school bus was on the side of the car. she goes, mom, i remember i was on one of those. and i says, yeah. i said, do you miss that? not really, she goes. you know. so i was just quiet, you know. she goes you're not crying, are you? i said, no. >> let's put it together. good. getting better at this.
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>> just don't give up on my baby. still send prayers. >> reporter: in fact, we asked josie's mother what she needed and she said only prayers. those close to her, though, say josie could use games for her wii system, puzzles and things to stimulate her mind and said her mother could use a lot of help around the house just caring for josie but that would take more resources than she has at the moment. >> we hope the people there in the community sure do step up and help out after all that young lady has been through. such a picture of strength there. michelle kosinski, thanks so much. great story. coming up next, the truth about those all-important college rankings.
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go online, enter the code from your light & fit lid, and we'll make a 10 cent donation. give hope with every cup of light & fit. if yir high school junior or senior has been doing a lot of extra home work trying to figure out what college to apply to, he or she may be starting with the college ranking lists. but is that the best place to start and what do those rankings really mean? here with perspective kaat cowen from ivy wise. there are four major college rankings and guides, right? >> right. "u.s. news & world report" which is the oldest one out there, "forbes," princeton review and kaplan "newsweek" guide came out today. >> these have different criteria? >> they all have different criteria and they use multiple resources. so i can't get into all of them but i can tell you a little bit about each one. "u.s. news & world report" is looking at the school's
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activity, alumni giving and for the first time, high school guidance counselors. forbes is emphasizing post graduate success, student satisfaction and student debt. princeton review has ranked the schools into 62 different categories from the academic to art. where professors get high marks. and the "newsweek" rankings, they've taken 13 different lists and had top 25 in each list. so you've got things like the most desirable schools to the schools that are the best for do-gooders and things like that. they use things like the academic qualifications of admitted students and the school's endowment. >> sounds like they're good to cross-reference with and probably these different criteria also explains why a college like sarah lawrence was ranked 13 by princeton and 170
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by forbes. >> right. and they rank differently on different lists. and that sarah lawrence isn't even ranked by "u.s. news & world report" and it didn't show up on any of the "newsweek" top 25 lists. but then you have schools like williams which does show up at the top of all of these lists, one on u.s. news best liberal arts and number one forbes best college list and number two on "newsweek's" most desirable rural schools and number four on most desirable small schools. you're seeing some schools that are on the top of every list. >> should a drop in ranking send up a red flag? >> it shouldn't, because the criteria can change from year to year on the same list. and that can affect a school's position on the list from year to year. just because a school has gone up or down doesn't mean that the school is significantly better or worse. so, for example, forbes last year ranked duke number 104. but this year it's ranked number 41 which is a 63-place difference.
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it doesn't mean duke has inherently changed that much. it's that the criteria has changed. >> i see. then how do we factor these rankings into our thinking as we start thinking about these colleges? >> well, i think they are a good starting point for your research and it's a great place also to maybe discover schools you haven't heard of before. but it's important to know that just because a school is number one doesn't mean it's the number one school for you or your student. and you really need to come up with your own rankings. we encourage students to really think about the criteria that's important to them and come up with their own personalized list of hopefully ten first choice schools. >> and to do that, they've got to do some things, some leg work, for example -- you have actually a lipps of suggestions about how we can develop our own criteria. >> yes. students should become familiar with the schools themselves. they can visit the campus or do a virtual tour. look up the courses, professors, learn something about those professors who are teaching those courses. you can look at the resources at the schools, the extracurricular
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activities you might get involved in on and off campus or internship or career placement programs. you also definitely want to use your high school college counselor. that's a great resource to use. >> exactly, because he or she can really guide you into thinking -- because he or she may have a sense of your child and what to be looking for. i'm in the throes of this, so i know this is really important advice. thank you so much. >> thanks for having me. >> really appreciate it. >> for more information logon to our website which is at todayshow.com. coming up next, three easy pasta sauces that will save you coming up next, three easy pasta sauces that will save you some time in your busy week.
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my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and
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i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress. this morning on "cooking with giada" pasta sauce made simple. with kids back in school and full day of work it can be hard to time tinld for a hearty meal.
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giada de laurentiis has three simple pasta sauces. you can't go wrong with pasta for the kids. >> no. i think parents love pasta. it's an easy way to fill up the kids and give them some nutritious. three easy ways. 1 1/2 sticks of butter. all the kids love butter. melt the butter and then add a tablespoon of fresh thyme. this is kind of a spin on the classic which is buttered sage but the thyme is lemoner and gives more body and flavor and lightens it up. that melts. you add the thyme. you let that all kind of melt together just for like two minutes and then pour it over ravioli. i like it with stuffed pasta. so any kind of ravioli. next vodka sauce. love vodka sauce. three cups of marinara store bought. wrong one. sorry. a cup of vodka. >> wow! >> there we go. you cook this down for 20 minutes.
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obviously all of the vodka doesn't evaporate but most does. it gives a little heat in the back of the throat which is why i love it. after 20 minutes add half a cup of heavy cream and half a cup of parmesan cheese. this is what it looks like. >> kind of a more brownish color. >> it's kind of creamy, just like that. >> and if you wanted to, you could replace the heavy cream with a lighter one if you wanted. but you don't want to. you don't want to! >> if you want to. but after you taste this lovely spaghetti with vodka sauce, you won't want to. but for a lighter spin, something that you -- >> this is very healthy. >> this is really healthy. i use some walnuts. it's a spicy pesto. jalapeno. if you use the seeds it can be spicier. so decide how much jalapeno you want to add. add no seeds if you want. two garlic cloves, arugula, asiago cheese. you must take a bite. >> ordered by giada to take a
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bite. >> hi, come on in. this can be cold. it can be a snack or side dish. add shrimp or chicken or beef or anything to this. >> you made this with walnuts and not pine nuts? >> walnuts, gentlemanly pena, garlic, spinach, arugula. >> we like this. >> i'm going to try one of each. >> those ravioli and vodka sauce with spaghetti. >> you have helped solve our dinner problems with the kids as usual. >> vegetable in there. pasta sauce. all of it is in there. much more -- carl, you want to eat a bite of this? >> i do. move over! >> i do. move over! everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes.
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but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely.
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